From Christmas Lights to Bomb Fuses

Learn more about this important breakthrough and some of the science behind it.

December 03 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
+ Add to calendar 2020-12-03 12:00:00 PM 2020-12-03 1:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 From Christmas Lights to Bomb Fuses Learn more about this important breakthrough and some of the science behind it.

One of the coolest artifacts in the collection of The National WWII Museum is the proximity fuse. This device that sat on the nose of rockets held sophisticated electronics and radar all packed inside. It was manufactured in a factory that had formerly made Christmas lights. Learn more about this important breakthrough and some of the science behind it. Targeted for grades 6–12 and ages 12 and up.